Among other advantages, they feature an expanded range of motion. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag inflator, free of charge. Note: This recall supersedes Recall 15V665. The 2008 Accord Coupe shares the same design elements but to a much sportier effect. As American, Korean and other Japanese manufacturers continue to roll out worthier and worthier competitors, however, choosing the right midsize sedan is no longer as straightforward as flipping a coin. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. The unintended acceleration was reported back in July 2005, when an Accord Hybrid driver… Honda has been building the Accord for over 30 years, fine-tuning it with each generation to the point where it's become the benchmark car in the midsize-family-sedan class.
Honda's Accord gets a completely new, more sophisticated and detail-oriented look for 2008, along with a complete mechanical redesign. The result is a very supple suspension package that seems to soak up bumps almost imperceptibly, without numbing its road feel. In a March 2012 comparison test by Car and Driver, the Accord came in second place out of six cars behind the first place. Comfortable leather interior, loaded and sunroof. The program is being billed as a no-lose situation: It's expected to help jumpstart the auto industry and fill the road…. The recall began October 30, 2017.
The Carpet in general seems to be cheaper. Parts are expected to be available in Fall 2016. This is something that did not happen with the first 2 accords. With styling and performance that splits the difference between the sportier Nissan Altima and softer Toyota Camry, the Honda Accord embodies the very balance that attracts so many buyers to the midsize sedan segment in the first place. The result of the collaboration was the , a eighth generation Honda Accord which launched on 11 December 2013, for exclusive sale to the Malaysian government and civil servants.
The two-door is markedly sleeker, with a sexy curve to the roof, and the bold character line, sweeping from front wheels to rear lamps, gives the coupe a sense of constant motion. Overall, interior volume is up to 120 cubic feet, which officially classifies the Accord as a large sedan rather than a midsize one. The size of the 2008 Accord has been increased by 4 inches 102 mm in length and 3 inches 76 mm in width. The metal on the hood of the car pushes in easily if pressed upon. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. This wider stance allows the front seats to be set farther apart with a more expansive center console.
A perennial resale value all-star, the Honda Accord should perform similarly to the Toyota Camry and Nissan Altima---both also recently redesigned---and measurably better than the Saturn Aura and. Model value: The 2008 Honda Accord's engines stand out in the midsize sedan class as being among the most economical yet powerful, and its roomy new interior also ranks as one of the most distinctive. Due to a smaller profit margin on a for the manufacturer, Honda has forbidden sales of the Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle version of the car outside , , , , , , , , , , , , , and. With styling and performance that splits the difference between the sportier Nissan Altima and softer Toyota Camry, the Honda Accord embodies the very balance that attracts so many buyers to the midsize sedan segment in the first place. With the stock exhaust, the car was just too quiet I kick myself for not doing a before and after video, sorry! How do you criticize a car with good looks, good fuel economy and performance, and a great reputation for satisfaction? They've modified the double-wishbone front suspension geometry and gone with a multilink rear. This 2010 seems to be a little cheap to me.
Seats and seating are a particular area of change for the new Accord. It serves as the replacement to the ageing -based fleet in use since the 1990s. Their continuous run as the two best-selling cars in America the Ford F-150 pickup is the best-selling vehicle extends back to the second millennium, and they combine to account for roughly 40 percent of sales in a segment that numbers about 20 nameplates. It's slightly larger overall, including almost three inches more length than the 2007 model, but more notably it's slightly wider, making the interior 1. The manufacturer has mailed an interim notification, and will send a second notification when parts are available. Recall Date 2016-02-02 Description American Honda Motor Company, Inc. The larger cabin means more space between front-seat occupants, filled with a larger center armrest.
The new Accord's cockpit is definitely among the best, too--the dashboard is laid out in a sort of dual-cockpit mode, and gauges and controls are particularly well placed. The Accord is the first mid-size car in its class to include stability and traction control as standard equipment across the lineup. A five-speed manual transmission is standard on all four-cylinder engines, while a five-speed automatic is optional with the four and standard with the V6. Final court approval of the settlement was granted on July 29, 2010. In pulling away from a stop, plodding along in traffic and passing on the highway, the throttle responds to your right foot as if reading your mind, seamlessly delivering exactly as much or as little power as you want. . In October 2015, Honda agreed to recall 300,000 Accords after discovering that the unexpected deployments were caused by a software problem in the vehicle airbag control unit.
Sound systems have been revamped. Minor filing had to be done because the holes were just off by the thickness of a fingernail. Topped off by a familiar blend of comfortable cruising and eager handling, the 2008 Honda Accord continues to do the same 'ol thing better than ever. The Accord defines what Americans want in their midsize vehicle: reliability, comfort, performance, and affordability. Use for comparison purposes only. Though bigger, the new Accord has a lower center of gravity, thanks to Honda engineers.
There's also a navigation system that includes a Bluetooth hands-free phone link, voice activation, and an integrated Zagat guide. The Problem: Honda says high under-hood and power steering fluid temperatures may cause the power steering hose to wear prematurely, which could cause cracks and leaks of power steering fluid. Above 2,500 rpm where exhaust flow increases, a hydraulically actuated pin locks the rockers for both exhaust valves together so they operate in unison, following a single cam profile. The new car comes with sportier seats, but ones that are quite comfortable over long distances. This latest Accord has gone through some changes and, this time, some of those changes aren't necessarily so… If you've got yourself a clunker of a vehicle, does the government have a deal for you! The unintended acceleration was reported back in July 2005, when an Accord Hybrid driver… Honda has been building the Accord for over 30 years, fine-tuning it with each generation to the point where it's become the benchmark car in the midsize-family-sedan class. At least 14 injuries were reported by such unexpected deployments.